Social Responsibility Overview

Our people around the globe are the strength of our innovation, deriving from our unique cultural, geographic, racial and ethnic backgrounds. VPG supports human rights and carefully manages its human capital for its employees, third party contractors and suppliers.

What Ties Us Together- Our People

Human Rights

VPG respects all internationally recognized human rights. We are committed to upholding fundamental human rights and believe all human beings around the world should be treated with dignity, fairness and respect, which extends to respecting and protecting the rights of minority groups and women.

Human Rights Policy
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Ethics

Maintaining ethical business standards and practices is the highest priority at VPG. Our firm commitment to ethical business standards and practices guide all activities by VPG personnel, both internally and in interactions with VPG’s customers, suppliers, and subcontractors. VPG encourages and relies upon the integrity of all parties, both inside and outside the company, to maintain these ethical standards and practices.

If you are aware of any improper, unethical, or illegal activities involving VPG, or if you have any questions about VPG’s Corporate Ethics Program, we strongly encourage you to contact the appropriate person listed below.

Americas

Dan Damstra
VPG
3 Great Valley Parkway
Suite 150
Malvern, PA 19355 USA
email iconEthicsAmericas@vpgsensors.com

Asia

Shoji Kusumi
Alpha Electronics Corp.
2nd Fl. Hagoromo Bldg. 1-2-10
Uchikanda, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, Japan, 101-0047
email iconEthicsAsia@vpgsensors.com

Israel

Valentina Fishman
Vishay Precision Israel Ltd
2 Dr. Zandman St.
Holon, 58814
Israel
email iconEthicsAmericas@vpgsensors.com

Labor, Health and Safety

Employee involvement and hazard awareness is critical to VPG’s health and safety program success. Forming the foundation of this program is VPG’s identification of health and safety aspects and serious injury, fatality risks which form the basis of our operational controls thorough procedures, checklists and training.

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Employee Demographics and Statistics

VPG has a long heritage of innovation, which serves as a foundation for its expansion. VPG has facilities and operations in 13 countries, at nearly 30 sites around the globe with more than 2700 employees.


There is one consistent thread that ties everything together and ensures our continued success: people.

As of 11 January 2022

Workforce gender breakdown
Women as % total workforce 49.7%
Share of women in all management position 22.3%
Share of women in junior management positions 25.2%
Share of women in STEM related positions 50.1%
Workforce age breakdown
Less than 30 years of age 16.7%
30 years of age to 50 years of age 44.5%
Greater than 50 years of age 38.8%
Hiring
2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total # of new hires 405 781 374 553 1043
# of positions filled by internal candidates 23 42 4 9 17